Iran and the Eurasian Transport Initiatives: Short-term Challenges, Long-term Opportunities

Hamidreza Azizi

Iran and the Eurasian Transport Initiatives: Short-term Challenges, Long-term Opportunities

Introduction As a country with rich energy resources, Iran has, in its contemporary history, always been dependent on oil and gas revenues for economic growth and development. Although the availability of energy resources is basically considered a blessing for any country, which can provide the necessary financial resources for advancing the macroeconomic projects of a government, excessive dependence on such revenues could pose a negative effect, increasing the strategic ...